Institutional Partners

The Cleveland Orchestra is deeply grateful for the support of businesses, foundations, and public institutions that make extraordinary musical experiences possible. Partner with America’s finest orchestra and open the door to regional, national, and international recognition for your business.

Government Support

Cuyahoga Arts & Culture
Ohio Arts Council
National Endowment for the Arts
Ohio Humanities Council
Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities

The Cleveland Orchestra and Musical Arts Association are grateful to these organizations and government agencies for their ongoing support of The Cleveland Orchestra.

The Cleveland Orchestra is proud of its long-term partnership with Kent State University, made possible in part through generous funding from the State of Ohio.

The Cleveland Orchestra is proud to have its home, Severance, located on the campus of Case Western Reserve University, with whom it has a long history of collaboration and partnership.

Business & Corporate Support

Gifts of $300,000 or more

Hyster-Yale Materials Handling
NACCO Industries, Inc.
The J. M. Smucker Company

Gifts of $200,000 to $299,999

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
Jones Day Foundation
Ohio CAT

Gifts of $100,000 to $199,999

Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce
KeyBank, NA

Gifts of $30,000 to $99,999

PNC Financial Services Group, Inc.
Buyers Products Company
Olympic Steel, Inc.
Thompson Hine LLP

Gifts of $15,000 to $29,999

  • AARP Ohio
  • BakerHostetler
  • Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP
  • Case Western Reserve University
  • DLR Group | Westlake Reed Leskosky
  • Eaton
  • Ernst & Young LLP
  • Frantz Ward LLP
  • The Giant Eagle Foundation
  • Lake Effect Health
  • Miba AG (Europe)
  • Northern Haserot
  • Park-Ohio
  • Parker Hannifin Foundation
  • RPM International Inc.
  • The Sherwin-Williams Company

Gifts of $2,500 to $14,999

  • American Fireworks, Inc.
  • Blue Technologies, Inc.
  • Brothers Printing Company
  • The Cedarwood Companies
  • Dollar Bank
  • Cleveland Steel Container Corporation
  • The Cleveland Wire Cloth & Mfg. Co.
  • The Cleveland-Cliffs Foundation
  • The Ewart-Ohlson Machine Company
  • FirstEnergy Foundation
  • Gross Residential
  • Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP.
  • Kent State University
  • Kohrman Jackson & Krantz, LLP.
  • The Lincoln Electric Foundation
  • MAGIS Advisory Group
  • McKinley Strategies
  • Northern Trust
  • Stern Advertising, Inc.
  • Strongsville Community Theatre
  • Thriveworks
  • Ver Ploeg & Marino (Miami)

Foundation Support

The Cleveland Orchestra is grateful to the many private foundations and government agencies at the local, state and federal levels, whose grants sustain the Orchestra as a whole or fund specific projects, such as new artistic, educational, and capacity building initiatives.

Our generous foundation supporters are recognized in a printed listing in our program books, available online here.

Gifts of $1,000,000 and more

  • The Brown and Kunze Foundation
  • The Milton and Tamar Maltz Family Foundation
  • The Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Foundation
  • David and Inez Myers Foundation
  • The Kelvin and Eleanor Smith Foundation
  • Richard & Emily Smucker Family Foundation
  • Timken Foundation of Canton

Gifts of $500,000 to $999,999

  • The William Bingham Foundation
  • The Payne Fund

Gifts of $250,000 to $499,999

  • Mary E. & F. Joseph Callahan Foundation
  • Haslam 3 Foundation
  • John P. Murphy Foundation
  • The Dr. M. Lee Pearce Foundation, Inc. (Miami)

Gifts of $100,000 to $249,999

  • A G P R Foundation
  • Paul M. Angell Family Foundation
  • The Cleveland Foundation
  • Jewish Federation of Cleveland
  • Kulas Foundation
  • The Oatey Foundation
  • State of Ohio
  • Ohio History Connection
  • Park Foundation
  • Anonymous

Gifts of $50,000 to $99,999

  • The George W. Codrington Charitable Foundation
  • The Jean, Harry and Brenda Fuchs Family Foundation, in memory of Harry Fuchs
  • GAR Foundation
  • The Gerhard Foundation, Inc.
  • The George Gund Foundation
  • Martha Holden Jennings Foundation
  • Myra Tuteur Kahn Memorial Fund of the Cleveland Foundation
  • Wesley Family Foundation

Gifts of $15,000 to $49,999

  • The Abington Foundation 
  • Akron Community Foundation 
  • The Batchelor Foundation, Inc. (Miami) 
  • The Bruening Foundation 
  • The Mary S. and David C. Corbin Foundation 
  • Robert R. and Gay C. Cull Family Foundation 
  • Mary and Dr. George L. Demetros Charitable Trust 
  • The Sam J. Frankino Foundation 
  • The Helen Wade Greene Charitable Trust 
  • Joan Yellen Horovitz Foundation 
  • The Kirk Foundation (Miami) 
  • The Catherine L. & Edward A. Lozick Foundation 
  • Elizabeth Ring Mather and William Gwinn Mather Fund 
  • National Endowment for the Arts 
  • The Nord Family Foundation 
  • The Reinberger Foundation 
  • Michael And Chandra Rudd Foundation 
  • Sandor Foundation 
  • Albert G. & Olive H. Schlink Foundation 
  • The Sisler McFawn Foundation 
  • Third Federal Foundation 
  • The Veale Foundation 
  • The George Garretson Wade Charitable Trust